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Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by devgab2010, Jun 9, 2010.

  1. devgab2010

    devgab2010 Newbie

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    Hi,

    ok I work for a company where currently online sales are zero. I've been asked to change this quickly. PPC is an obviosuly quick solution but our industry is debt management and keywords are £10+ a click and simply not cost effective.

    Organic traffic is what we are after, google top ten is obviously the main goal. How do you think I best go about this? I used scapebox with another site for about 2 months with no benefits.

    I'm thinking of using an online marketing company to get 10 ten. Obviously they are costly and I think I could do what they do myself if I put my head to it. But time is a factor, I think the work involoved I simply dont have the time.

    Has anyone here used a professional company and do you think its worth it?


    Thanks
     
  2. ipopbb

    ipopbb Power Member

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    Go social... SEO for your space is a 2-4 year game... Do SEO, but social marketing is how you'll keep the doors open until you have stable revenue.
     
  3. kez1000

    kez1000 Supreme Member

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    pro companies want big buxs.. dept managment is a tough cookie to crack
    your best bet is to use longtail keywords or advertise on facebook
     
  4. MisterGemini

    MisterGemini Senior Member

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    This is only part of the situation. Traffic is one thing, having a converting site is another. You can't just throw traffic at the site and then expect sales to appear. You will need to make sure the site itself is performing to convert the traffic well.

    Companies out there are more fluff than performance. There is nobody out there who will do or care as muc about your site performance more than you do. So as the other poster said, start doing a few things to get it some traffic.. get some analytical data generated and start seeing where the are opportunities to optimize the traffic for conversion and then start looking at bringing in more traffic.

    Adwords is not the endall. Honestly your company can blow through its budget pretty fast and see nothing out of it. Then it's possible your job is on the line then. You don't want that.
     
  5. CenTex Hosting

    CenTex Hosting Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    To give you a real Idea PM me the website and key terms that you think are best for you. I will give you an idea of what it will take to get to page one on google. I run a small seo company here in Austin. And we can help you out.

    after looking at your site and seeing what you have done so far i can give you an idea of how long it will take to get this done.

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  6. devgab2010

    devgab2010 Newbie

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    I know the user experience is a main factor something we are still working on with the site. We deffo need more content, but at present we are not seeing much traffic.
     
  7. MisterGemini

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    Then if you want to use adwords. Setup small test campaigns to help you gather data.

    Track EVERYTHING! I mean everything. If your visitor was having a coke while visiting your site.. YOU WANT TO KNOW! :D